Event Schedule

2019

(Updated 8/2/2019)

January
January 13 – (Sunday) First Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
January 20 – (Sunday) FIRST SCKO godokeiko of 2019: 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden
January 20 (Sunday) SCKF Memorial tournament/All day
January 26&27 – (Sat & Sun) FIK Shinpan seminar in Dallas
January 27 – (Sunday) AJHS Kaiseki Tournament tryouts in Dallas

February
February 3 – (Sunday) SCKO Seminar Tosiya and Yoko Ishida sensei’s seminar at Cabrillo High, Long Beach
February 10 – (Sunday) 12th UCLA Yuhihai Tournament @ UCLA
February 10 – (Sunday) Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
February 16&17 – (Sat & Sun) Kanto Gakuin visiting So Cal
February 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon & Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
February 24 – (Sunday) Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden

March
March 3 – (Sunday) 10 AM – 3:30 PM Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 10 – (Sunday) Love to Nippon Kendo Demo @ LAPH HQ, Downtown LA
March 10 – (Sunday) 9 AM – 3:30 PM Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 15 – AUSKF and SCKO membership registration deadline
March 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Godo keiko @ Butokuden 9 AM – noon , 1pm – 3pm Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 21 to 24 – (Thurs to Sun) All Japan High School Kaiseiki Tournament in Akita, Japan. Live streaming
March 23 – (Saturday) 10 AM – noon Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden, 1 – 3 PM Send-Off party

April
April 6 – (Sunday) AUSKF 9th Junior Championships @ South Forsyth High School, GA https://auskf-jrnationals.com Click to donate to: Team SCKO Juniors
April 13&14 – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Board Meeting @ TBD
April 14 – (Sunday) AUSKF Kodansha Shinsa @ Seattle, WA (Apply here)
April 21 – (Sunday) SCKO Spring Promotion @ TBC
April 28 – (Sunday) 2019 WKF Spring Kendo Championship @ John Burroughs High School, Burbank

May
May 5 – (Sunday) Nisei Week Tournament @ Almansor Park Indoor Gymnasium, Alhambra
May 19 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden
May 26 – (Sunday) SCKO California Memorial Kendo Tournament @ West High School, Torrance, CA

May or June TBD: AUSKF Mudansha Seminar

June
June 1 to 2 – (Sat & Sun)  AUSKF Adult Seminar, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV / Sign up here
June 1 to 2 – (Sat & Sun)  AUSKF Kodansha Seminar, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV / Sign up here
June 16 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden

July
July 11 to 13 – (Thurs to Sat) PNKF: Women’s Team Taikai & Seminar with Murayama Sensei
July 14 – (Sunday) 2019 ENGO Scholarship Junior Kendo Championship @ John Burroughs High School, Burbank
July 21 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Long Beach Dojo
July 26 to 28- (Fri to Sun) Event TBD: Pan American Kendo Championships @ Cabrillo High, Long Beach

August
Aug 4/TBD – (Sunday) Nikkei Games @ Cal State University of Long Beach (Walter Pyramid Gymnasium) 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach
Aug 16 to 18 – (Fri to Sun) AUSKF Summer Camp, Salt Lake City, UT / REGISTRATION
Aug 18 – (Sunday) AUSKF Kodansha Exam, Salt Lake City, UT / REGISTRATION
Aug 18 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden

September
September 1 – (Sunday) CCKF: 2019 All California Open Kendo Tournament @ Cal State Fresno, located at the corner of Barstow and Cedar Avenues.

SCKO must submit one roster on behalf of all dojos:
Early Bird registration due June 27, and Final Registration due by July 26 to competition@socalkendo.org
Please note there will be open practice Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM at the university’s South Gym Room #133

September 15 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ West High, 20401 Victor St, Torrance, 90503
September 22 – (Sunday) SCKO Shinpan Seminar 9 AM – 4:30 PM @ Butokuden

October
October 6 – (Sunday) SCKO California Individual Kendo Championships @ West High, Torrance
October 12&13 – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Zone 1 Shinpan Seminar in Los Angeles, venue TBD

November
November 3 – (Sunday) SCKO High-Rank Seminar @ TBD, 9am – 4:30pmAll

3dan up should attend, 1 and 2 dan welcome to join. Bring your own lunch.

November 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Spring Promotion @ Butokuden

Followed by the last Godogeiko of 2019

November/TBD – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Board Meeting and Kodansha Shinsa
November/TBD – (Sunday) AUSKF Board Kodansha Exam @ TBD / REGISTRATION

December
December 8 – (Sunday) SCKO Christmas Tournament TBC